Sofia Vergara and Jessie J receive Women of the Year awards
Sofia Vergara and singer Jessie J picked up the top prizes at the Women of the year awards at the annual ceremony that was organized by UK’s Glamour magazine.entertainment Updated: May 31, 2012 19:24 IST
Sofia Vergara and singer Jessie J picked up the top prizes at the Women of the year awards at the annual ceremony that was organized by UK’s Glamour magazine.
Stars including Kelly Brook, Amanda Holden, Kylie Minogue and Katherine Jenkins from around the globe attended the function, held in Berkeley Square, London.
As she arrived in a lace black gown, Hollywood star Jessica Alba said that she was looking forward to hanging out with her A-list friends.
After a celebratory dinner, the awards got underway, with singer Jessie J getting the first prize of the night, for Solo Artist of the Year, Contactmusic reported.
She was followed a little later by Sofia Vergara, who was named Comedy Actress of the Year for her role in Modern Family.
“This is bl***y amazing! I’m so happy to be here, Glamour, thank you! To be part of this with all these glamorous people is amazing. Thank you so much, I hope to be back again,” she said while accepting her award.
The X Factor judge Kelly was especially pleased to receive the TV Personality of The Year award.
“OK - I’m very nervous, my stomach’s doing flips right now!” she said.
Actress Lily Collins - daughter of pop star Phil Collins - received the Breakthrough Of The Year trophy for her role in ‘Mirror, Mirror.’
“It really is so lovely to be back home in England, I grew up here, I’ll never forget being in the countryside and stealing my mum’s magazines,” she said.
Other winners included ‘Glee’s Lea Michele and singer Florence Welch.
Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2012
UK Solo Artist of the year - Jessie J
Theatre Actress of the Year - Amanda Holden
Presenter of the Year - Holly Willoughby
Sportswoman of the Year - Jockey Hayley Turner
Comedy Actress of the Year - Sofia Vergara
UK TV Actress of the Year - Jessica Brown Findlay
Writer of the Year - Caitlin Moran
Radio Personality of the Year - Fearne Cotton
Accessories Designer of the Year - Charlotte Dellal
Entrepreneur of the Year - Jessica Alba
Band of the Year - Florence + the Machine
TV Personality of the Year - Kelly Rowland
US TV Actress of the Year - Lea Michel
Pandora Breakthrough of the Year - Lily Collins
Film Actress of the Year - Viola Davis